INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES - 2017/8

Module code: ECOM029

Module provider

Economics

Module Leader

JAIMOVICH E Dr (Economics)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 7

JACs code

L100

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Lecture Hours: 16

Tutorial Hours: 4

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
School-timetabled exam/test IN-SEMESTER TEST - 1 HOUR AND 40 MINUTES 50%
Examination EXAMINATION - 1 HOUR AND 40 MINUTES 50%

Alternative Assessment

Not applicable.

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

None

Module overview

The course is mainly aimed at reviewing modern theories of international finance, with special reference to developing economies. It is very important for the student with up-to-date econometrics methods.

Module aims

Make students aware of the modern theories of international finance

Prepare students to be able to assess economic policies in the context financially open economies.

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Apply to module aims to the real world in the context of the macroecony of open economies.
Continue studying International Finance at PhD level.

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Indicative content includes:


Small Open Endowment Economy
International Risk Sharing
Financial Development and Growth
Financial Development and International Trade
Institutions, Property Rights and Growth

Methods of Teaching / Learning

The learning and teaching strategy is designed to:

Achieve the above stated goals.

The learning and teaching methods include:


2 hour formal lectures per week x 8 weeks
2 hour tutorials per week x 2 weeks

Assessment Strategy

The assessment strategy is designed to provide students with the opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge of the course. The use of two mid-term tests seems best suited to this.

Thus, the summative assessment for this module consists of:



One in-semester test and one final examination, each worth 50%, consisting of essay and/or problem style questions, typically scheduled in week 7 and weeks 13-15, respectively.



Formative assessment and feedback

Students will receive feedback based on homeworks

Reading list

Reading list for INTERNATIONAL FINANCE AND DEVELOPING ECONOMIES : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/ecom029

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.